I came across this article in the Times this morning that talked about the effect of the pandemic on people in recovery. I am always curious to read the comments, and found it troubling that there was no mention of any peer support group other than AA. I am going to post a reply in…

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A few days ago I posted a link to the Wall Street Journal essay written by our very own Mary Beth O’Connor. For those of you without a subscription to the WSJ who are having trouble accessing the article, Mary Beth has given me permission to post her essay here on our LifeRing blog. So,…

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Back in August, our very own LifeRing Board member, Mary Beth O’Connor, had an essay featured in the Wall Street Journal: “I Beat Addiction Without God.”  I couldn’t wait to share the essay with everyone I knew who was seeking choice in recovery!   Mary Beth wrote about her recovery in a way that empowers…

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Reading the recent post on honeybees made me think back to how I started out with LifeRing many years ago. There were no face-to-face meetings in my area (yet) and no online meetings at the time, so I joined one of the email groups, LSRmail, and then later, LSRsafe. This was an ideal way for…

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